Essential kit for seed sowing

Alan Titchmarsh looks at the essential kit you need to sow seeds successfully.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
To do
To do

Do not To do in January

Do To do in February

Do To do in March

Do To do in April

Do To do in May

Do not To do in June

Do To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

In this No Fuss video guide, Alan Titchmarsh goes through the essential kit for successful seed sowing. He looks at plastic and biodegradable pots, the composts suitable for seed sowing, seed trays and deeper pots suitable for sowing sweet peas. He also gives his tips for sowing small seeds and shows how to water newly sown seeds without dislodging them. Alan concludes by looking at the importance of good light, moisture and ventilation – essential for seedlings to thrive.